Australian Masters Games

Badminton Information Page 16AMG

Dates                 

Practice: Friday 20 October 2017  - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Welcome: Saturday 21 October 2017 - 9:00am

Teams: Saturday 21 October – Monday 23 October

Individuals: Tuesday 24 October – Friday 27 October 2017

Times

All events start at 9:00am - 5:00pm

Venue

Upper Burnie Sports Centre, 1 Southwell St, Upper Burnie

 

 

 

Venue Map

 

Event Information

Divisions:

Division 1: Elite, national and former state players

Division 2: A/B grade competition players

Division 3: B/C grade competition players and social players

Competitions:

Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles & Teams

Please be aware of the different grade standards between States. Use previous Masters Games you have attended as a reference.

Team Events

(Up to 4 men and women can be nominated, only 3 men and 3 women can play in each team)                         

Age Groups

35+, 45+, 55+, 65+

Age Requirements

Age determined at 21 October 2017

Minimum Age 35 years

Participation Fees

Games Entry Fee:

$99 per person or $88 per person for people aged 70+

(the above entry fees will increase to $126.50 and $115.50 respectively as at 12 August 2017)

Please note: a $9.00 service fee is payable per person at the time of submitting your registration. 
Further details available in the Games Entry Terms & Conditions.

Sport Entry Fee: 

Individual - $50.00 per person (includes any or all of singles, doubles and mixed doubles events)

Team - $50.00 per person

Both Team and Individual - $90.00 per person

Number of Participant Requirements

Minimum number of participants required to conduct competition: 120

Minimum number of participants required to conduct age groups: 3

Any age group that does not have a minimum of 3 participants will be combined with another age group.

Additional Information

  • All Players are able to enter three Individual/Doubles Events plus the Team Event.
  • The Tournament Committee reserves the right to regrade entries. Where there are insufficient entries, age group/divisions may be combined.
  • Teams Event:

Three grades and four age categories are offered: Div 1, Div 2 and Div 3, 35+ 45+, 55+ and 65+. Teams may comprise of four male and four female players. Only three male and three female to play in each tie.

Teams age group is determined by the age of the youngest player.

A minimum of nine games per tie will be played with each player limited to playing two doubles and one mixed doubles.

Individuals can register for team events and will be placed in a team based on division and age group.

  • Individuals:

Participants are able to enter three individual events. Doubles age group is determined by the age of the youngest player.

Social Events:

  1. There will be a general "get together" after the Teams medal presentation has concluded on Monday afternoon/night with the people who are playing in the individuals (who didn't play in the teams event).  Just to say hello and catch-up with people they haven't seen for a while!  $10 per person includes finger food.  Alcohol can be purchased at the venue.  Held at Burnie Sports Centre (where badminton is being played).

 

2. Friday night dinner from 7pm at The Menai in Burnie.  $40 includes a 3 course meal and DJ.  Buy your own drinks.  Please confirm your attendance, if possible, a week before the games begin or bookings will be taken during the week of the games.

3. There will be a canteen at the venue.  The canteen will also be providing dinner/tea from $12-$15 which you can eat at the venue in a separate function room.  Alcohol will also be available for purchase in the function room.

Rules:

The competition will be conducted under the Australian Masters Games 2017 Badminton Rules and Regulations.


Contacts

For sport specific enquiries contact:

Organiser: North West Badminton Association

Contact: Karen Arnold or Doug Brain

Phone: Karen - 0415 558 572 (between 12pm and 1pm Mon-Fri) or Doug - 0419 133 383 

Email: kazarnie@hotmail.com or dandmbrain@bigpond.com

Karen Arnold

For registration and general enquiries contact:

Contact: Courtney Davies

Phone: 03 6447 5020

Email: amg.rego@unisport.com.au

 

*Please note that all information is subject to change

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